UMM ACADEMIC AFFAIRS

COURSE PROPOSALS

Form NC:

New Course Proposal

FORM NC

(2/00)

 

Discipline:

English

Form NC #:

 

Date:

9/10/02

 

 

I. Give complete UMM catalog entry (see instructions).

 

Engl 3151s. Writing Revolution. (Hum; 4cr; prereq 1131, two from 2201, 2202, 2211, or 2212; not offered 2003-04)

Literary analysis of fiction, non-fiction, poetry and drama that promoted, commented on or responded to the American Revolution. Writers include Jefferson, Franklin, de Crevecoeur, Paine, Tyler, Freneau, Wheatley, Equiano, Rowson, Brown, Irving, and Child Focus on the literary construction of national identity and debates about human rights, individualism, and westward colonization.

 

II. Rationale (see instructions):

This is an elective designed to give majors an opportunity to study a specialized area of literature.

 

III. Other Course Information

First semester to be offered:

Spring 2005

Principal Faculty Sponsor(s):

Gretchen Murphy

Is course repeatable? (if yes, give max cr)

No

To what quarter course(s) does this correspond?

None

Course Type (choose one from instruction sheet):

Discussion

 

Course requires:(check all that apply):

 

Laboratory sections

 

Recitation/discussion sections

IV. Assessment Information

Please state clearly and briefly the GOALS of this course.

 

In-depth literary study of a historical period will enable students to describe and interpret literary choices and use this skill to participate in critical debates.

 

How will you ASSESS the success of this course in achieving the GOALS described above?

 

Monitoring of student progress on papers and in class discussion. Students will also write a self-analysis twice during the semester to reflect on and assess their own learning.

 

V. GER Exception Request

If no GER category is being designated for this course, give rationale for exception:

 

VI. Honors Rationale

If an Honors course, please outline how your proposed course will fit the Honors Program guidelines.